School Closures

No Mazel Tov for Chris Christie’s Brother, Who Hosts Son’s ‘Super-Spreader’ Bar Mitzvah

Predictably, transmission of COVID-19 is affecting schools' commitment to in-school instruction and Chris Christie's posh school district is no exception.…

4 weeks ago

ANALYSIS: ‘No Remote Instruction in September,’ Murphy Declared. Is That About to Change?

Gov. Phil Murphy and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio have marched in lock-step during the COVID-19 pandemic, whether…

3 months ago

At North Star Academy, Summer School is a Blast

Summer school isn’t supposed to be fun. Just don’t tell that to the students and teachers at Uncommon Schools Summer…

3 months ago

LILLEY: Roger León Should Go

In an excellent piece of investigative journalism by Patrick Wall of Chalkbeat, “The pandemic set back student learning. Newark kept the…

4 months ago

Murphy Says, ‘Okay, Maybe We Don’t Need Masks In Schools.’

New Jersey is enduring a heat wave. Teachers and students are sitting in classroom with temperatures of 90 degrees while…

4 months ago

All Students Will Pass All Courses at Asbury Park. How Is Your District Handling Grading This Year?

This is a message, emailed yesterday afternoon, to all Asbury Park teachers at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Upper Elementary…

5 months ago

Paterson Students Will Re-Enter School Buildings in September After 542 Days of Remote Instruction

It's been 446 days since teachers in Paterson Public Schools set foot in their classrooms but yesterday they walked in.…

5 months ago

LILLEY: Newark Teacher Union Prez Fought To Keep Schools Closed and Now He’s Lying About It

Newark Teachers’ Union head John Abeigon issued a response to Sunlight’s billboard, one of several around the state that blames the NTU…

5 months ago

We Parents Did All the Scrambling During This Pandemic, and Now Randi Weingarten Wants the Credit

Christina Laster is the founder of the Inland Empire and San Diego Parent Unions. She is a former statewide community…

5 months ago

Jersey City Superintendent Reverses Himself: District Schools Will Reopen Next Week

Earlier this week NJ Education Report reported that, in contrast to Camden City Public Schools that just reopened for kindergarten-second…

6 months ago